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  • #9145

    Lance
    Moderator

    Not urbzz but I say “Hi” back to you anyways @saspwned 🙂
    The Discord has sadly sucked in just about everyone . .- . .
    Very convenient that place but it also forgets real fast that that is more then a bad thing.
    As the Tavern Keeper I do feel ashamed that it has turned into a ghost house but what to do . . . ++
    As much as I plea on those that make good community contributions to at least make a copy on this site instead to let it get washed away in the Discord they simply do not understand or most likely are way to lazy to care/try -.,–.,-. . dsfdsc

    So basically I am calling quits on trying to upkeep a mostly dormant site after giving it all for many many years.
    Instead I will support anything that comes along and patiently wait for others to do some community work.
    Cheers old friend. Do keep coming back for a talk and a drink on the house.

    #9146

    Nicholas Andersen
    Participant

    I got into university. It feels weird seeing this place so empty after all these years… Much fun was had playing MnB.
    That is to say, I’ve still got to beat Ditreliz.

    #9148

    Katyusha
    Participant

    one thing I can say is, We’ve had a good run. Hopefully people comeback and make the place noisy again. just like the good ol days. bersimon, val, Muffin, frenchy the rest of the old breed. 😥

    #9149

    ZoMgY
    Participant

    Alas, things change in time. I just opened up Google and they say flash support will be discontinued December 2020, so basically in about 15 months.

    The gaming trends have changed. I remember back when MnB2 came out, a lot of gaming was still “hard core”. Now it’s becoming more mainstream, at the expense of also becoming casual. (Oblivion was the beginning of this, the result is games like Fortnite.)

    Lol, if URB games were considered hardcore 10 years ago, they’re considered twice as hardcore now. The gamers of today couldn’t stomach URB.

    I think many of us have grown old. I mean, I know most of you were adults back in the day, but I was not even a teenager 10 years ago. Now I pay bills and run my own business lol. All our lives are changing, and so is the world. Flash is dead, community is dying, we are all dying too (as we get older lol).

    All good things must come to an end. But at least we can still play these great games.

    #9150

    Nicholas Andersen
    Participant

    I remember thinking that 3 frenchies were better than 1 soldier, and using exclusively frenchies as soldiers for the longest of times.

    #9153

    Commander Deltor
    Participant

    Are there any plans to allow people to play these games after flash ends?

    Also for some reason Lance’s most recent post hit me. I’ve been telling my friends about this site for years now, I always enjoyed these games. It’s unfortunate that people would rather play, for lack of a better phrase, “mindless” war games where they don’t have to think, they just shoot. These games are what I wish people played regularly. It’d give them a better understanding of what goes into conflict, as well as wanting their men to survive

    #9155

    Nicholas Andersen
    Participant

    I liked this place back when we had the dark forum with the soldier icons. But all things must move on, and all good things must come to an end. This site has made me laugh, cry, rage, and insult the heavens more than once. I’m happy it all happened.

    #9156

    Lance
    Moderator

    Hello again.
    All this talk about Flash based things suddenly stopping to work is pure hysteria.
    Sites that still host flash games have long acquired a standalone browser based Flash player integrate.
    How well that will work with different browsers is something else however since some companies apparently do not want anything to do with Flash based stuff anymore.

    For us Flash lovers there are a few downloadable programs that will continue to run Flash.
    Also there are sites run by good old Flash fans who help with getting things like Standalone-Flash-Players to work as well as have a huge data base on all that is/was Flash related.
    Mostly games but also other things.
    Eventually Flash games will most likely end like DOS games but still be a lot more popular since there are more free Flash games then there ever was DOS games made.
    Time will show if there may even be a Flash Revival in the future.
    However, and that is the main reason why urbzz has gone to a different coding language, is that the current Flash is to limited for his coding ambitions.

    Hope that this lil speech of mine helps with moral. 🙂
    Stay brutal folks and URB On!

    #9157

    Lance
    Moderator

    Ooo and for those that love to see this place or any other place in the smooth dark mode again then use Firefox Browser with the add on Dark Reader.
    You’ll love it 😉

    #9159

    Nicholas Andersen
    Participant

    Guess what I’ve just come across, Lance…

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